Stress does not cause asthma, but it can make asthma more difficult to control. Stress can also increase the duration and severity of asthma symptoms.
Learn how to manage your stress, especially during the holiday season. Find out how meditation and deep breathing exercises can help you breathe better. Join us for an exclusive Zoom/Facebook Live virtual event!
Stress Relief and Meditation for Better Breathing
Tuesday, Dec. 7
7:00 pm ET
A computer, laptop or smartphone near you
Attend the virtual event on Zoom or you can watch on Facebook Live – just give Allergy & Asthma Network a follow on Facebook.
When you register, you will be automatically entered into a drawing to win a Fitbit® Luxe Fitness Watch! Open to residents in the United States only.
Meet our guest hosts, co-founders of ‘The Itch Podcast’…
Payel Gupta, MD, is Assistant Clinical Professor at both SUNY Downstate Medical Center and Mt. Sinai Medical Center in New York. She is board-certified in allergy and immunology, pediatrics and internal medicine. Dr. Gupta treats both adult and pediatric patients with asthma, environmental allergies, allergic skin conditions, immune disorders and food allergies.
Kortney Kwong Hing lives with multiple food allergies, asthma and eczema. She’s an influencer who started her blog Allergy Girl Eats in 2015 and in 2020 co-founded the online magazine TheZestfull.com. Kortney wants to empower those with asthma, allergies and eczema to live life to the fullest and not let their condition hold them back.
We will also be joined by certified personal trainer Shannon Simpson. She will demonstrate different yoga poses and discuss how yoga can help reduce stress. Shannon is also a certified Zumba and Barre instructor.
The Living Well With Asthma virtual event series is developed by Allergy & Asthma Network and sponsored by:
Learn more! Take a whole body approach to managing your asthma and overall lung health. Consider lifestyle changes that can improve your breathing. Download asthma resources.
Video Replay: Tuesday, Nov. 9
The Best Yoga Poses for Better Breathing
Can yoga help benefit your asthma? Some think so because it involves breathing and relaxation. Learn yoga poses and exercises that can help you breathe better.